ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Amanda Lin
Amanda Lin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Chester, Ohio
High School: Lakota West
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Eliot

Sophomore • 2013-14
Placed fourth with partner M. Lin in the Katrin Guenther Doubles Flight and finished fifth in the Julie Shiflet Singles Flight with a 2-1 record at the 21st William & Mary Tribe Invitational ... Paired with Lee to beat Marie Faure and Cryssa Peretz of Virginia in the pre-qualifying draw of the Rivieria/ITA All-American Championships ... Went 4-0 in singles flight 'D' as No. 2 to earn a title and advanced to the semifinals in the doubles '2' flight with Lee at the USTA BJK Invitational ... Went 1-1 in doubles action with Lee and competed in the singles main draw at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Went 1-1 in singles play and doubles action with partner Mirda at the Harvard Invitational ... Posted a 1-1 record in singles and partnered with He (1-2) in doubles at the Adidas Winter Invitational ... Clinched Harvard's first win of the season with a  6-2, 6-1 victory over Missouri's Dong and swept Hine/Dong with partner He as the No. 3 doubles pair in the first round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend ... Fell to Florida's Keegan, 6-0, 6-0, in the championship round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend ... Helped blank Massachusetts with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Woosley at No. 6 and downed Podlofsky/Glasper at the doubles No. 3 spot with He ... Teamed up with He to down Syracuse's Newborn/Bachini, 6-4, and recorded a win against Safdar in singles, 6-4, 6-3, at No. 6 ... Defeated BC's Salonen, 7-6(4), 6-3 at No. 5 ... Against Rhode Island, downed Asokaraj, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 4 and paired with He for an 8-2 victory over Askoaraj/Uy ... Paired with He for an 8-7 victory over Clemson's Miao/Rompies on the third court, but fell at No. 5 singles to No. 85 Tristen Dewar, 6-1, 6-0 ... Paired with He for an 8-5 victory over Cal State Northridge’s Chang/Shutter and downed Jessica Warren, 6-4, 6-1, on court six in singles play ... Dropped an 8-3 decision with partner He to San Diego State’s Antonana Iriarte/Hoorn ... Downed Long Beach State’s Holly Reid, 6-2, 6-1, on court six ... Partnered with He for an 8-4 victory over Houston's Martin/Fernandez/Phillips as the No. 3 doubles pair and downed Rocio Martin Fernandez, 6-0, 6-2, on court six ... Teamed up with He to down Cornell’s Tanenbaum/Kung, 8-6, and recorded a win against Frazier in singles, 6-2, 6-3, on court five ... Lost to Princeton's Dorothy Tang, 6-1, 6-3 in the sixth spot... Teamed up with He to down Penn's Do/Vazhenina, 8-5, on court three, but fell to Do in singles, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 6 ... Teamed up with He to down Mandalap/Noyes, 8-7 (4), at No. 3 and defeated Noyes, 6-1, 7-6 (6) on the sixth court … Lost to Yale’s Amos, 6-3, 6-5, in the sixth spot and dropped an 8-4 decision to Amos/Sullivan with He at No. 3 … Bested Dartmouth’s Melissa Matusoka, 6-0, 6-3, on the fourth court and with He as the No. 3 doubles pair fell to Keong Si Ying/Tan, 8-5.

Freshman • 2012-13
Shared the Jack Barnaby Most Valuable Player award with Hai-Li Kong ... Rattled off 15 straight singles win to go 16-1 in the dual season and 7-0 in the Ivy League ... Played with three different partners and went 10-7 in doubles play during the spring ... Won the C Flight at the Columbia Invitational by beating teammate Sylvia Li, 6-4, 7-5 ... Paired with Sylvia Li to win the Katrina Guenther Doubles Flight at the Tribe Invitational by toppling teammates Hai-Li Kong and Natalie Blosser, 8-4 ... Placed second in the Lauren Nikolaus Singles Flight at the Tribe Invitational ... Won the Orange Singles Flight of the Harvard Fall Invitational, beating Boston University's Kendal Drake, 6-2, 6-4 ... Also won the Harvard Doubles Flight at the Harvard Fall Tournament, partnering with Li to best Katya Vasilyev and Alex Kelleher of Boston College, 9-8 (1) ... Posted a 10-2 singles record and 7-2 doubles mark in the fall ... Named COOP Athlete of the Week March 25 ... Went 9-1 in singles and 8-6 in doubles during non-conference play … Defeated Ioana Alecsiu of Columbia, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 (April 5) … Victorious over Cornell’s Nina Turudic, 6-2, 6-1 (April 6) … Bested Joan Cannon of Princeton in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2 (April 13) … Beat Srinidhi Raghaven of Penn, 6-2, 6-1 (April 14) ... With the help of teammate Hideko Tachibana, edged Yale’s Elizabeth Epstein and Hanna Yu, 9-8(7), in first doubles (April 21) … Overpowered Courtney Amos of Yale 6-1, 6-0 in singles (April 21).

Before Harvard
Lettered in tennis at Lakota West High School and was also a Kaplan High School student from 2009-10 … Won the national hard court singles championship and the national clay court doubles championship in 2007 … Also took fourth at the national clay court championships in singles … Captured the state doubles title as a freshman at Lakota West … Earned three ITF doubles titles in 2010 … High school valedictorian … Attained high honor roll all four years of high school … Received the Kaplan Student-Athlete of the Year award in 2010 … Earned the Notre Dame Book Club award in 2011 … Enjoys soccer and reading.